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Duct Tape Kayak Project

Introducing the 2013 Duct Tape Kayak!

The KayakDave.com Duct Tape Kayak team unveiled their new duct tape kayak at the 31st annual Run of the Charles canoe and kayak race this past weekend. It was an absolutely gorgeous day and the perfect opportunity to showcase our new and improved duct tape kayak and spread the word about the important work of … Continue reading »

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The Duct Tape Kayak Project is Boston Strong!

It took me a little while to process the horrible episode that descended upon my surrogate hometown on Marathon Monday and the week thereafter. I’ve lived in the Boston Area for the better part of my past 10 years and I never could have imagined that something like this would happen there. Words fall short … Continue reading »

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Duct Tape Kayak 2013 – Build Day 5

Duck Brand Tape came through just in the nick of time for us to get started with the most exciting part of the build…you guessed it…TAPING! This stage of the project always takes more time than anticipated and the work described in the updates for Build Days 5 & 6 actually took place over a … Continue reading »

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Duct Tape Kayak Sponsored by Duck Brand Tape!

KayakDave.com is very pleased to announce that Duck Brand Tape (a division of Shurtech Brands, LLC) has decided to sponsor the Duct Tape Kayak Project. We had submitted a proposal to their Community Relations Office about a month ago to request a donation of the rather large quantity of duct tape that we needed to … Continue reading »

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Duct Tape Kayak 2013 – Build Day 4

The sun was shining on the Duct Tape Kayak team (both literally and figuratively) during our most recent build session. The blue-bird skies and 60 degree temps made this opportunity to finish gluing the frame together a hard one to pass up! The team stayed true to course and made all sorts of efficient progress … Continue reading »

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Duct Tape Kayak Sponsored by Seattle Sports!

KayakDave.com is wicked stoked to announce that the Seattle Sports Company is onboard as a sponsor of the Duct Tape Kayak Project this year! We would like to thank them for their generous donation of a SeaWhisper Carbon Paddle and Basic Safety Kit for use with the Duct Tape Kayak. Seattle Sports has been a … Continue reading »

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Duct Tape Kayak Project – Schedule of Events for 2013

Get ready for another exciting paddling season with the Duct Tape Kayak as we work to support the efforts of Heroes on the Water! Here is our tentative schedule of events which will be updated throughout the season. Please feel free to leave a comment or drop us a line on our Facebook page if … Continue reading »

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Duct Tape Kayak 2013 – Build Day 3

It seems as though springtime weather has descended upon New England! Do you know what warmer temperatures mean for the Duct Tape Kayak?? That’s right: It’s time to break out the PVC cement and finish up the new frame sections! This past weekend Alex, Brett and I were finally able to move our operation outside … Continue reading »

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Duct Tape Kayak Sponsored by MTI Adventurewear!

KayakDave.com would like to thank MTI Adventurewear owners Lili & Gordon Colby for their generous donation of a Slipstream lifejacket for use with the Duct Tape Kayak. MTI has been a proud sponsor of Heroes on the Water for many years and we’re very excited to be working together with such a great company in … Continue reading »

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Sneak Peak of the 2013 Duct Tape Kayak!

There’s only about a month to go before Duct Tape Kayak Version 2.0 is slated to hit the water! We’re really excited about all of the changes that we’ve made this year and decided that it was time to give everyone a sneak peak of the new deck design… This year’s Duct Tape Kayak will … Continue reading »

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